An Application of Game-Refinement Theory to Mah Jong
This paper presents an application of the game refinement theory to a class of multi-person incomplete-information games, especially in the domain of Mah Jong that is an old Chinese four-person incomplete-information game. We have developed a computer program to analyze some statistics on the number of the possible options and the game length. The results of the analysis show that the measure of the game-refinement for Mah Jong has an appropriate value as well as other refined games such as chess and Go.
Keywordsgame-refinement theory multi-person games with incomplete-information Mah Jong
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